Sport: Storm star Breanna Stewart tears Achilles in EuroLeague game, report says - PressFrom - United Kingdom

SportStorm star Breanna Stewart tears Achilles in EuroLeague game, report says

01:10  15 april  2019
01:10  15 april  2019 Source:

WNBA, CBS Sports agree to 40-game TV deal

WNBA, CBS Sports agree to 40-game TV deal The deal that more than triples the number of WNBA games available for viewing comes on the heels of a season in which viewership grew 31%.

Breanna Stewart is the ultimate winner: After what is regarded as the most outstanding career in College Basketball history for a player of either gender, Stewart has amassed nearly every accolade obtainable.

Breanna Stewart joins SC6 to weigh in on Candice Wiggins' comments that she was discriminated against as a straight player in the WNBA. Former UConn star Stewart called her first professional season "great." "When you think of going to the WNBA and going to the professional level in general

Storm star Breanna Stewart tears Achilles in EuroLeague game, report says © Provided by Perform Media Channels Limited

One of the WNBA's biggest names has suffered a serious injury.

Storm forward Breanna Stewart appeared to land on the foot of Mercury center Brittney Griner during a EuroLeague game on Sunday. Stewart is said to have torn her right Achilles, according to a report from WNBAinsidr.

Stewart, just 24, is already one of the most accomplished players in basketball. The UConn product won four national championships in college and was named the WNBA's regular season MVP and WNBA Finals MVP last season.

Hudson-Odoi to have surgery on ruptured Achilles tendon

Hudson-Odoi to have surgery on ruptured Achilles tendon Callum Hudson-Odoi's season is over after Chelsea confirmed he is to have surgery on a ruptured Achilles tendon.

Breanna Stewart . Verified account. @breannastewart. Meet the top 5 in our list of top 100 CNY high school athletes: 1. Breanna Stewart (@breannastewart) 2. Dorsey Levens (@DorseyLevens) 3. Tim Green @timgreenbooks 4. Mike Hart (@MHart2032) 5. Greg Paulus (@Greg_Paulus) See the other

Breanna Stewart . 41,536 likes · 239 talking about this. "She has already been named Best Frontcourt Player and now Breanna Stewart has been crowned Most Valuable Player of the Regular Season after fans voted for her in their droves to ensure she received the prestigious accolade.

Although the two-time All-Star is a generational talent, she plays for the Russian club Dynamo Kursk in the offseason. Many WNBA players players elect to play overseas to make ends meet, so they don't really get much of a break.

Stewart has laced up to play overseas after every season since she was named the WNBA's Rookie of the Year in 2016.

"The WNBA offseason, it's not really an offseason because you're playing overseas, but any time that I have to improve and get better, I will," Stewart told ESPN ahead of her first overseas stint in 2016.

Now it's come back to bite her.

If Stewart has indeed torn her Achilles, the WNBA will be dealt a huge blow. The incident could bring attention to the the salary disparity between the league and the NBA, which forces plenty of WNBA players to play year-round.

This injury will spark serious discussion about that disparity.

Stewart averaged 22 points per game and 8.6 rebounds per game in 2018.

Jeremy Clarkson moved to tears on the last episode of 'The Grand Tour'.
Not usually one for outbursts of emotion – unless the kitchen is closed, of course – Jeremy Clarkson welled up as the final episode of motoring show The Grand Tour went out. The show is winding up after three series on Amazon Prime, though there will be a number of special ‘road trip’ episodes airing next year. But for now, The Grand Tour is over. Read more: Grand Tour pro-driver slams homophobia claims Addressing a roaring audience in the show’s studio ‘tent’, Clarkson, and co-hosts James May and Richard Hammond, were visibly emotional as the final VT faded out, Clarkson wiping away tears. “The show as you know it is ending,” Clarkson said.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 12
This is interesting!